Language Instruction for Newcomers (LINC)

Study English, learn about living in Canada and make new friends. LINC is free to all newcomers (permanent residents) to Canada who are not yet Canadian citizens. LINC is offered by Metro in five levels, from CLB 1 to CLB 5. You will receive language training, orientation to the community, Canadian cultural experiences, and assistance in helping you develop the skills you need to live in a Canadian community. Before registering in a LINC class you need to have your language assessed by LARCC (Language Assessment, Referral & Counselling Centre) and they will give you a LINC card.

Full-Time LINC

Instruction is offered from CLB 1 through CLB 5. The program provides language training, settlement skills and assistance,orientation to the community and Canadian cultural experiences.

15 weeks (375 hrs)

DAYS STARTS-ENDS TIME SITE
Mon-Fri Sep 5 – Dec 16, 2017 9 am – 2:30 pm MAV
Mon-Fri Jan 8 – Apr 27, 2018 9 am – 2:30 pm MAV
Mon-Fri May 1 – Aug 10, 2018 9 am – 2:30 pm MAV

 

Metro Avonmore (MAV), 7835 -76 Ave. NW

Situated near a major road, Metro Avonmore is easily accessible and located on major Edmonton bus routes.

To register, visit the Metro Avonmore location. Please remember to bring your LINC card and Permanent Resident card.

Full-Time LINC with Childminding

Instruction is offered for Levels 3, 4, and 5 at our Metro McKee location. We are delighted to offer free childminding services for learners attending the full-time LINC program. Childminding is provided for children aged 19 months to preschool.

DAYS STARTS-ENDS TIME SITE
Mon-Fri Sep 5 – Dec 16, 2017 9 am – 2:30 pm MCK
Mon-Fri Jan 8 – Apr 27, 2018 9 am – 2:30 pm MCK
Mon-Fri May 1 – Aug 10, 2018 9 am – 2:30 pm MCK

 

McKee School (MCK), 10725 – 51 Ave. NW

To register, visit McKee School. Please remember to bring your LINC card and Permanent Resident card.

Part-Time LINC

The part-time evening LINC program accepts new students each month. New students may join the program from September to April. New students must register at J. Percy Page School on the first Monday of the month between 5:45 pm to 6:15 pm. Fall classes will start September 11, 2017.

DAYS STARTS-ENDS TIME SITE
Mon, Wed & Thu Sep 11, 2017 – Jun 2018 6:15 – 9:15 pm JPP

J.Percy Page School (JPP), 2707 Mill Woods Road

J.Percy Page School is the only location that offers Metro students part-time LINC courses.

To register, visit J.Percy Page School between 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm on the first Monday of the month from September to April. Please remember to bring your LINC card and Permanent Resident card.